Elias Parvulesco (b. 1985) is an artist and director based in Kyiv.He studied engineering (Kyiv University of Economics and Transport Technology (2002—2007), contemporary art (Course of Art, an educational project of Method Fund, 2014—2015), and film studies (Kyiv National I. K. Karpenko-Kary Theatre, Cinema and Television University, 2016—2018). He was co-founder and editor of ‘Cineticle’, an online magazine on auteur cinema (2010—2015); film history scholar and programmer at the Oleksandr Dovzhenko National Centre in Kyiv (2015—); co-founder of the art and film union ‘ruїns collective’ (2017—2021). As a director he took part at Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival (2014, 2018); Glasgow Short Film Festival (2022); The International Short Film Festival Oberhausen (2022); Odesa International Film Festival (2016); Molodist Kyiv International Film Festival (2018); Docudays UA International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival (2020); 86 International Festival of Film and Urbanism (2016).Also he took part in collective exhibitions and art projects, such as 'Armed and Dangerous' (2019), 'Gray Cube' (2018), 'Social realism. Pretend to be different' (2018), 'Climate Emergency Movement' (2019), 'Creating Ruin' (2018, 2019), 'NHT' (personal exhibition w/ Teta Tsybulnyk, 2020), Kyiv Biennial (2021).He was a nominee of the PinchukArtCentre Prize 2020, a nationwide prize in contemporary art to young Ukrainian artists. Selected personal and collective works: